Tag: Millennium Park

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The reason it was called Cloud Gate

The reason it was called Cloud Gate

Chicagoans call Anish Kapoor's Millennium Park sculpture The Bean, but its formal name is Cloud Gate. Viewed from the plaza level it's easy to [...]
Enjoy the great outdoors at the South Loop’s Astoria Tower

Enjoy the great outdoors at the South Loop’s Astoria Tower

Residents at the South Loop's Astoria Tower are a short block away from Grant Park, Chicago's 319-acre front yard. Tennis courts, ball fields, for [...]
Celebrate Millennium Park’s 10th anniversary at Park Michigan Apartments

Celebrate Millennium Park’s 10th anniversary at Park Michigan Apartments

Millennium Park is a civic treasure and Chicago's second most-popular tourist attraction. On July 16 Chicago will celebrate the 10th anniversa [...]
Views of Grant Park and Millennium Park

Views of Grant Park and Millennium Park

Grant Park is walled-in on three sides by high-rise apartment, condo and office buildings, many of which offer sweeping, forever-uninterru [...]
The views from Millennium Park Plaza

The views from Millennium Park Plaza

If you visit YoChicago with any frequency you know I'm addicted to visiting rooftops, high and low. Yesterday I wandered the block-lon [...]
Dennis Rodkin goes to heaven

Dennis Rodkin goes to heaven

Chicago Magazine's Dennis Rodkin didn't have to die to get to a place he deems to die for, the 6-level 19th floor penthouse at 6 N Michigan in the [...]
Nearly 90% sold four years ago, Legacy now at 63%

Nearly 90% sold four years ago, Legacy now at 63%

Back in April of 2009 we rode the construction elevator to the 71st floor of Legacy at Millennium Park with Mesa Development's Jim Hanson. [...]
Views of Grant Park and Millennium Park

Views of Grant Park and Millennium Park

Grant Park is walled-in on three sides by high-rise apartment, condo and office buildings, many of which offer sweeping, forever-uninterruptible ( [...]

View the Lurie Garden with Piet Oudolf

Saturday, September 17, marks the first annual Lurie Garden Fall Festival and Plant Sale, from 10 to 3. Tours of the garden will be available alon [...]
HomePath – 43% price drop at The Heritage

HomePath – 43% price drop at The Heritage

Unit 2512, a 2-bedroom, 2-bath at The Heritage at Millennium Park, sold new for $650,000 in July of 2008. After a foreclosure and a series of pric [...]
A Michigan Avenue rental — but few Michigan Avenue views — for $3.18 a square foot

A Michigan Avenue rental — but few Michigan Avenue views — for $3.18 a square foot

The average price of a downtown Chicago apartment in 2Q 2010 hovered around $2.37 per square foot for Class A apartments and $2.03 for Class B apartme [...]
A skyline drive through Grant Park

A skyline drive through Grant Park

Last week, Zekas and I set out for a drive north along Lake Shore Drive. Before returning to the office, we doubled back to Columbus Drive for a clo [...]
A winter scene from The Heritage: Ice skating at Millennium Park

A winter scene from The Heritage: Ice skating at Millennium Park

Sunday afternoon was a perfect time to lace up the skates and take to the ice, as illustrated by this vignette I shot from a balcony at The Heritage [...]
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